Temple Emanuel Religious School

Director: Rabbi Andy Koren   

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The goal of the Temple Emanuel Religious School(TERS) is to help children increase their knowledge about their identification with Reform Judaism. We want them to feel good about being Jewish. To accomplish this, we help the students to become knowledgeable about Judaism – about Jewish history, customs, rituals, community and values – within a caring, safe, active, and fun learning environment. Preschoolers (four-year-olds) through eighth graders attend classes. Tenth, eleventh, and twelfth graders are assistants in the school, particularly in the classroom, and ninth graders volunteer in the classrooms and the office. We have special classes that are arranged for Bar and Bat Mitzvah candidates. Children and their parents are welcome to visit the school before enrolling.

WE ARE HONORED TO HAVE THE FOLLOWING TEACHERS AS OUR STAFF & FACULTY FOR THE 2016-2017 RELIGIOUS AND HEBREW SCHOOL YEAR:

PreK Cassie Silverman
Kindergarten Kara Rothberg
1st Grade Paula Justice
  Click here to view 1st Grade Consecration Music
2nd Grade Samara Flatt-Bryant
3rd Grade Sarah Neff
4th Grade Emily Rex
5th Grade Rachel Zager
6th Grade Karen Dresser
7th/8th Grade Sara Kramer
   
Art Jenny Schoultz
Library Marcia Berger
Madrichim Coordinator Miriam Brown
In addition to our great teachers, we have an amazing group of 9th-12th Grade Madrichim!

 

Returning this year, Rosh Hodesh: It’s A Girl Thing and Shevet Achim enrichment programs for 6th-8th Grades.

 

There are lots of wonderful options for learning available to our high school students. In addition to our popular madrichim program, the New Orleans Service Trip, L’Taken, and the March of the Living, we have added monthly “Lunch and Learn”  and Tzedek programs on Sundays and Tzedek programs are when the students will go out and volunteer in the community. Stay tuned for a full list of Tzedek trip dates and locations as well as Lunch and Learn dates and topics.